Big Hit Entertainment

Label Facts

Big Hit Entertainment was founded in February 1st, 2005 by Bang Sihyuk and contracted 8Eight. By 2007 Big Hit Entertainment was close to bankruptcy but due to the commercial success of 8Eight and 2AM, Bang Sihyuk was able to keep the business running and produced the famous group BTS in 2013.

In August 2018 Big Hit Entertainment and CJ E&M, a big Korean media company, announced plans to create a joint company.

2015 Big Hit Entertainment moved in a bigger office within Gangnam.

Big Hit Entertainment currently (2019) employs 200 employees and made 44 Mio. $ profit in 2018.

Signed Artists

  • BTS
  • TXT
  • Lee Hyun
  • RM
  • Agust D
  • J-Hope
  • K.Will (2006-2007)
  • 2AM (2010–2014, co-managed by JYP Entertainment)
  • 8Eight (2007–2014, co-managed by Source Music)
  • GLAM (2012–2015, co-managed by Source Music)
  • Lim Jeonghee (2012–2015)
  • Homme (2010-2018)

Sources for this article was own research and Wikipedia.